What is FoundationDB?
FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.
FoundationDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
Who uses FoundationDB?
9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use FoundationDB.
Why developers like FoundationDB?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use FoundationDB
- Multiple data models
- Full, multi-key ACID transactions
- No locking
- Bindings available in Python, Ruby, Node, PHP, Java, Go, and C
FoundationDB Alternatives & Comparisons
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